A young mother diagnosed with cancer talks about her new book, “Everything Happens for a Reason,” and the connection to her work on the prosperity gospel as a Duke Divinity School professor.
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In the first chapter of her new book, Kate Bowler writes about confronting death in the first hours after her diagnosis with stage 4 colon cancer.
In this episode of “Can These Bones,” co-host Bill Lamar talks with Kate Bowler, Duke Divinity School professor and author of “Everything Happens for a Reason,” about the irony of being a historian of the prosperity gospel diagnosed with stage 4 cancer.
In the premiere episode of “Can These Bones,” co-host Bill Lamar talks with Amy Butler, the senior minister of The Riverside Church in the City of New York, about her experience in that historic pulpit.
The Rev. Canon Robert Two Bulls at All Saints Episcopal Indian Mission in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photos by Matt Blewett/Matte B Photography
Instead of serving cheap, easy food in its community kitchen, All Saints Episcopal Indian Mission in Minneapolis honors its guests with dignified dinner service and fresh, organic traditional dishes such as buffalo, wild rice and elk.
In the midst of a painful health crisis, a simple prayer revealed God’s presence not only in the midst of the writer’s own suffering, but also in the suffering of others.
In her new book, “Holy Spokes: The Search for Urban Spirituality on Two Wheels,” the executive director of the Massachusetts Council of Churches writes about how bike riding transformed her relationship with her adopted city of Boston.
Biking is much more than just a way to get around, says the executive director of the Massachusetts Council of Churches. In her new book, “Holy Spokes,” she writes about the way that urban cycling has led to an urban spirituality as well.
Tea is about holding on to something, with both hands if you have to, the writer says. That’s why she serves it to her visitor, so there’s less trauma in the telling.
Caring for her 87-year-old mother has helped deepen the faith of an Episcopal laywoman.